Ginger & Molasses Biscuits

Warming and comforting, with digestion-boosting spices and a good dose of iron from the molasses, these biscuits are a great way to balance the Ayurvedic Vata Dosha. Dip them in tea or pack a few with you to take on blustery Autumn walks, they’re easy to make and satisfyingly similar to a ginger snap, asContinue reading “Ginger & Molasses Biscuits”

Plant Based Beetroot Chocolate Muffins

Seasonal and completely satisfying, these chocolatey, gooey muffins are made with healthy ingredients and are SO easy to make. Suitable for most diets – including gluten free if you swap the spelt flour for gluten free flour – and entirely plant based. Beetroots are full of iron, potassium, fiber and vitamin C – they’re alsoContinue reading “Plant Based Beetroot Chocolate Muffins”

Festive Spiced Spelt Biscuits (vegan)

Whip these up to have on hand for guests, for yourself, or for healthier edible Christmas gifts! These festive little bites are made with easy – to- digest spelt flour, Christmassy mixed spice and minimal sugar. The sweetness comes from organic pureed apples and molasses, meaning these biscuits could be a welcome break from theContinue reading “Festive Spiced Spelt Biscuits (vegan)”

Beetroot Brownie

Beetroot season is almost here, along with cosy Autumnal evenings and plenty of grounding root vegetable goodness. High in iron, beets are a powerful yet humble vegetable, until they’re sliced into and everything is dyed red…. An uncommon ingredient in brownies, the beetroot here acts as the glue that sticks everything together, and gives aContinue reading “Beetroot Brownie”

Mushroom & Kale Dahl (V)

A great way to use up those bags of lentils, stock cubes, rice and spices in your kitchen cupboard, this is a wonderful warming recipe for cold Autumn and Winter evenings. Make enough to save leftovers for lunch the next day and the flavours will have further matured, becoming even more satisfying. Dahl, ‘daal’ orContinue reading “Mushroom & Kale Dahl (V)”

Mushroom Magic & Four Sigmatic

The association of Mushrooms with drugs and hallucinations, or with strange-looking fungus growing in unwanted places, means we haven’t been making the most of mushrooms in every-day life for the past few decades. But thats all about to change…. Thankfully, as we’re ‘rediscovering’ the benefits of natural superfoods and adaptogens, these nutrient-dense foods and elixirsContinue reading “Mushroom Magic & Four Sigmatic”

Two Minute Tahini Bliss Balls

  Tahini is an underestimated superfood. It’s packed with iron, potassium and magnesium (three things many people are deficient in due to the modern standard Western diet) and is also one of the best sources of calcium we can consume. Made from ground sesame seeds, the golden coloured paste also contains methionine, which aids inContinue reading “Two Minute Tahini Bliss Balls”

Totally Vegan ‘Steak & Chips’

This hearty yet Summery meal is the perfect vegan alternative to the weekend favourite steak and chips. It’s also a whole lot healthier and easier to digest than red meat! (plus there’s the whole not actually having to eat an animal thing too….) The sweet potato wedges take place of chips, as this type ofContinue reading “Totally Vegan ‘Steak & Chips’”

Suryalila-Inspired Amaranth Porridge Recipe

Another recipe from the peaceful haven that is Suryalila Retreat Centre. This recipe is a filling and tasty alternative to traditional porridge, and contains a few health differences too. If you’re looking to up your protein intake and try something new, this is a brilliant breakfast that will give you enough energy to last until lunchtime!Continue reading “Suryalila-Inspired Amaranth Porridge Recipe”

Protein Pesto With Rainbow Veggie Spaghetti

This recipe is perfect to whip up after a busy day out in the sunshine, as a post-workout lunch or satisfying snack. The ingredients are easy to source and easy to use, and the preparation takes just minutes. I recently teamed up with Indigo Herbs, a company based in Glastonbury, UK, who believe ‘the pathContinue reading “Protein Pesto With Rainbow Veggie Spaghetti”